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Monday, October 25, 2010

'African-American Traditions in Voice' Concert Friday, October 29

SALISBURY, MD---Created in the fields and plantation houses of the old South, the spiritual allowed slaves to secretly communicate through singing.

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That musical art form returns to Salisbury on Friday, October 29, as the Society for the Preservation of African-American Arts singers and Salisbury University Gospel Choir present “African-American Traditions in Voice: Slave Spirituals and Gospel Music.” The concert is 7 p.m. in the Wicomico Room of SU’s Guerrieri University Center.

Sponsored by SU’s Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture, admission is free and the public is invited. For more information call 410-543-6312 or visit the center’s Web site at

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